Employee salary increases was at the heart of the conversation Monday night when the Pembroke City Council reviewed the proposed 2011 budget during a workshop. The complete story is in the Midweek Bryan County News.
The Obama administration wants us to believe that one out of 285 ain't bad.
Overheard in a mall when a weary child asked his package-laden mother: "Mom, can we stop shopping yet?"
Fort King George State Historic Site will have its annual Christmas dinner with the garrison from 7-8:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 11.
ARIES (March 21 to April 19) At this time you might want to resist that otherwise admirable aries penchant for getting to the heart of a matter quickly. Keep in mind that a delicate situation calls for patience.
Every so often, when I'm feeling in an especially mischievous mood (as opposed to my typically mischievous mood), I award a RALPH - Rosemond's Awfully Ludicrous Parenting Honor - to either a parenting pundit who has given exceedingly bad parenting advice or a parent who has done something exceedingly foolish. In either case, to qualify one must have caught the attention of the media.
HOUSTON - Stare at a spinning ceiling fan for a while, and it will eventually - just for a moment - appear to spin in the opposite direction. Although this seems like the kind of visual hiccup that might be observed and just as quickly forgotten, the laboratory of Dr. David Eagleman recognizes glitches of visual perception as crucial for understanding the normal function of the brain.
NeSmith Chevrolet Buick GMC of Claxton is hoping to make three people very happy this holiday season.
The Georgia Department of Labor reported recently that the preliminary unadjusted unemployment rate in the Coastal Georgia area decreased to 8.7 percent in October, down one-tenth of a percentage point from 8.8 percent in September.
Love's Travel Stops and Country Stores company is celebrating its 10th consecutive year on Forbes magazine's annual list of the nation's largest privately held companies.
The following property transfers were filed with the Bryan County Clerk of Court between Nov. 23-29:
The following are on file with the Richmond Hill Police Department:
The First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution states clearly that nobody can infringe on my right of free speech. You can get in serious trouble for that.
Dear editor: It was never my intention to cause and harm, embarrassment or to bring about any undue discredit or embarrassment to any party by submitting my Letter to the Editor. I merely wanted to bring light to some problems I and other business owners had voiced in working with the Bryan County Board of Commissioners.
Editor's note: The following are from students in Lynn Keen's fourth-grade class at First Christian Academy in Richmond Hill. The letters, which were part of a lesson in letter-writing, are in reference to the large flag that flies over Hwy. 17 near the aqueduct courtesy of Tidal Construction Co. The students noticed in late October that the flag was torn and promptly repaired.
"Sin City: A Dame to Kill For" is the long-awaited sequel to the graphically stylized hit from 2005.
American Legion Post 164 will host a Legion Youth Group Poker Run on Nov. 1 to help support local kids who use the Legion Post for events.
The Rotary Club of Richmond Hill has launched a program to help support approximately 70 hungry children who attend our schools and rely on the Backpacks of Love program that they do not go hungry over the weekends and during school vacations.
The Bryan County Board of Education voted Thursday to extend superintendent Dr. Paul Brooksher's contract another two years. The BoE also voted 5-2 to approve a 2015 budget of approximately $55.4 million.
I got surprised again last week. I get used to working with local growers and gardeners and mercifully forget that there are people in charge of food and fiber resources who are well meaning but profoundly ignorant.
Has anyone ever wondered what the Bryan County Emergency Services is all about? Ever thought about what it feels like to have fire gear on?
For the first time in American history, schools are in for a massive demographic shift. This fall the overall number of Latino, African-American, Native and Asian students will outnumber non-Hispanic white students.
Nostalgia is popular these days: Retro fashions, disco and '80s pop, "Throwback Thursdays" on social media. What's old is new again, what used to be hip turned square and then back to cool.
TV LAND - September is almost here and the summer movie season is all but over. So, what now? How about some TV?
An inventive grandfather built a toy for his family that neighbors are sure to be envious of - a working hovercraft.
Looks like American girls are better off in the North.
For many environmental organizations in Georgia, Earth Day will never be the same.
The Living Well Coastal Workshop is a free, six-week program on self-managing of health conditions.
STATESBORO - In 2012, the PBS show Time Team America tracked the adventures of a Georgia Southern University archaeologist and students at Camp Lawton, a Civil War POW camp in Millen, as they uncovered buried secrets using the latest technology and decades of expertise.
Savannah Regional Central Labor Council presents its annual Labor Day Family Picnic from noon-4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 31, at JF Gregory Park, 521 Cedar St. in Richmond Hill. Free admission. Sponsorships are available. Email Brett A. Hulme at bhulme@bellsouth. net or call 912-507-8037.